Did containment of Communism work?
Communism in China
Before he ruled China, he took place in The Long March. This march was the escape from the nationalist party of Chiang Kai Shek. Mao and his army went on a 6,000 mile march from west and north to escape. Mao lost 93,000 of his men, but on the march he was able to get support from peasant farmers he met.
Establishment of Communism in China
1968 The Great Leap Forward
1966 Cultural Revolution
Tiananmen Square Protest
College students protest against communism for 6 weeks.
A brave man steps in front of 6-8 tanks as they are entering or leaving Tiananmen Square and doesn't move out of the way. He is known as Tank Man. To this day, there has not been news about who he is.
The Korean War
June 25, 1950
October 1950, the Chinese started attacking UN forces. 14,000 UN soldiers were surrounded by 120,000 Chinese soldiers.